#9 – Japanese (125 Million)
Japanese is the national and priamry spoken language in Japan. It is official language in Japan and recognized minority language in Anguar and Palau. It belongs to Japnoic language family whose relation to Korean abd Altaic language groups are discussed. Old Japanese, Early Middle Japanese, Late Middle Japanese and Early Modern Japanese are the early forms of Japanese language. Chinese characters (kanji), Kana and Japanese Braille are the writing scripts of Japanese.